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Mindful Monday Series: Creating Mindful Spaces for Children (and their moms)

A little meditation can mean big changes in your life. In previous blogs in the Mindful Monday Series, we discussed the benefits of meditation including better health, drastic stress relief, greater mental focus, and healthier relationships. This final blog in the series will focus on how to create a meditation space in your home, one …

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Mindful Monday Series: Getting Teens to Practice Meditation

I am a firm believer in the benefit of incorporating mindfulness practice into our busy lives, especially teenagers. Teens are stressed more today than ever — pressure from social media, the fear of missing out (FOMO), anxiety from hormones and school stress. Meditation can be a wonderful tool for dealing with these constant pressures of …

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Mindful Monday Series: The Benefits of Meditation for Children

Welcome to part 1 in the Mindful Monday Series. Every Monday in May there will be a post focused on how to include various practices of mindfulness in our children’s daily lives. This week I list the benefits of meditation with children. As I watched my children the last few weeks in the midst of standardized …

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Self-care is the Key to Caring for Others

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.86″ background_layout=”light”] “Saying yes to any opportunity by definition requires saying no to several others.” — Essentialism by Greg McKeown   How simple and profound, right? I’ve recently read the book Essentialism by Greg McKeown, as a starting journey to minimalistic lifestyle. I am tired of things that are not that important to me …

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